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us billions in medical care. where is this headed? government pays for the healthcare, they can decide who lives or dies based on what behavior they dislike. if you can't be penalized to lose weight, to quote the piece why not just let the health sinners die? annual healthcare cost are roughly $96 billion for smokers and $147 billion for the obese, the government says. that is the big point. the government says. when everyone else pays for your care withholding care is their call. your death improves the bottom line. one way time to prove the care, resources is eliminate the bioethicist. it never met one and i would like to keep that it way. i'm sure you feel the same. invite them to camp david. i'm sure the president could use a few running targets. we'll tell them it's the fox news company picnic. danas for you look at raxing of care in the u.k. it's inevitable someone will get a new hip or who doesn't. >> dana: where did you get that line? guest from you. you said ask me that question. >> dana: i said add it to the monologue because it's brilliant point. there is a limited am
so far. >> we talked about the healthcare panel that was created. we will figure out how to get around the doctor's shortage and so on and obama care and other reasons as well. the council was supposed to keep us honest and make sure the president listens to the recommendation and they were with obama care. if they never get the support they never meet and wind up defunct. >> a lot of what inner circles like, counselor you have not been gone from washington, d.c. for so long you don't know why people put these commissions together put heat off when they are weak like the president's healthcare law or in this case the job situation, or just look busy. in washington we have a commission equals we are not going to do anything on this. you hear the phrase blue ribbon commission. >> they were looking into it. as far as solutions go that or the jobs crisis we will see. chris, thanks. >>> on the same days we learn about the demise of the job's council we are getting a few key economic reports first jobless claims. the number of americans filing for unemployment claims went up sharply l
reliable partners organized labor is not happy with some parts of the healthcare overhaul. chief national correspondent jim angle tells us why. >> as obama care gets closer to implementation, supporters are finding unanticipated problems. >> obamacare was put together by special interest. there was nobody making sure all the parts fit. now we are finding all kind of loopholes and problems. >> now some unions are finding they will be hurt, not helped by the law. contrary to predictions. >> the affordable care aband even other efforts happening in the private sector have the potential to bring down costs. >> obamacare will force them to buy expensive coverage driving up the cost. competing firms with fewer than 50 workers are not required to provide insurance and they will have lower operating cost and the workers get general subsidy to buy coverage. >> unions will pay more for the members and they will compete against people, get generous subsidies from the federal government. they don't like that. >> another oddity in the bill is many poor people are not covered. >> the law as drafted ant
in the healthcare plan. instead insurers will be required to provide coverage, including standard birth control and items like the morning after pill. the white house says the modifications meet president obama's overarching goals. >> we had to ensure the women have access to preventative services like contraception. the policy also respects religious beliefs. >> catholic league bill donahue held the announcement as a sign of good will toward the catholic community. because the private sector firms with religious objections are not covered by the proposal and many insurance firms are apt to shift the absorbed cost back to employers anyway, even if they are not for profit, catholic schools, charity or hospitals, all other groups dismissed the latest h.h.s. move as window dressing. >> religious charities like catholic charities are not off the hook today. on the contrary, they are forced to contract with a third party to still provide objectionable products like abortion inducing drugs for employees. today's accommodation is another version of the old accounting gimmick. >> the administration sai
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would expect the government actuaries to be lowering their forecast for government healthcare costs. they haven't. if you look at both the government actuaries are now saying will happen about federal health care's ending, the problem is -- healthcare spending the problem is worse. you do not have to fix social security, the affordable care act will fix our spending problem. we fixed that areas they are now saying we haven't done it. so we have to do some unspecified health care reform. that is a problem. >> no one ever said we've never had to do anything about social security area where the description has always done is that the problems in social security are more manageable. it has a deficit if you look over the next 75 years. reasonably sensible changes that we could understand could dilip that area there is a lot -- you deal with that. people say we should deal with that. the affordable care act was never supposed to solve all of our entitlement programs. it was all a mixture of, we do have a problem that 40 million americans that don't have health insurance or access to healt
of all. that speeds up the cost of those programs. also, we have seen health-care costs rise pretty fast in the past. if nothing is done about that, that becomes a problem. if you look at the budget and took to a straight line projection of the cost of the programs and a straight line projection of revenue, something will have to give. some combination of revenue increases and money-saving measures, whether that is ways to squeeze down the cost of health care, possibly cuts in benefits. the question rarely asked is why we have to make that decision about how we're going to do that right now? if your theory is in the year 2030 -- at some future date we will have to cut benefits, why is committing to cut in future benefits the solution to the problem? it is predetermining how we're going to do it. it has nothing to do with fiscal responsibility. this is a very strange -- people have taken the reality of possible problems a decade from now and turn that into a case of urgent action now, which is not. -- which it is not. the one is talking about bolstering the programs. you can always cut be
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employees international union. they represent over 2 million workers and healthcare and property services. brandon leads the organization's lyrical program -- political program. prior to coming to sei you, he worked extensively on campaigns for victory. welcome, brandon. to his right, we have glenn caroline joining us from the national rifle association. in this capacity, he will implement their grassroots program as well as the association field operations, voter operations, and we're looking at all those levels. mr. caroline is responsible for the volunteer corps daters -- volunteer coordinators. glenn caroline has hired and train representatives, coordinating on the ground grassroots campaign across the country. welcome, glenn. we're going to follow follow the same format that we did before -- each panelist will have eight minutes to lay out for our discussion. then we will go to aq&a. >>;-) so much. -- thank you so much. in addition to serving, i am m.the league of conservation voters -- how do we do that? since 1970, we've been advocating for environmental policies and electing proen
to keep pregnancy going. that is an individual responsibility. furthermore, the problem with healthcare -- they are telling me, your insurance does not have to pay that, but if somebody wants a different insurance policy, then the insurer has to pay for that. what is the difference? there is no difference. thank you. host: our next call, rafah in michigan. you're on the "washington journal." caller: i was wondering why it was that seized and played the clip on the right-to-life movement last week, but they called it the anti-abortion movement. the question i really have is if koreshan is a natural -- abortion is natural and acceptable, why is it never shown on tv? they have so many operations that they have. if it is so natural and people find it acceptable, why do not ever see it on tv? is there a problem with it? how old does a child have to be before it can be killed? do we do it like a duke in netherlands, up to two years old? host: we will leave it right there. we want to show you some of the white house briefing on friday where press secretary jay carney talked to the media about
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